YEP winner scores VIP tickets to see celebrities

James Arthur.
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ONE LUCKY reader will meet her celebrity idols tonight thanks to a helping hand from the Yorkshire Evening Post.

The YEP teamed up with Soccer Six to offer two VIP passes to the event being held at Elland Road tonight.

The celebrity six-a-side football matches will see X Factor stars James Arthur, Rough Copy, Sam Callahan and Nicholas McDonald battle it out at the home of Leeds United.

The lucky winner – Laura Roberts – has also bagged herself a shirt signed by the celebrity players, which will presented to her on the pitch by the stars themselves.

Speaking previously to the YEP, X Factor stars Rough Copy said they were looking forward to the match in Leeds tonight.

Band member Joey James said: “I am definitely feeling confident about winning!

“We are going to try and have a little party in Leeds afterwards too!”

X Factor star Sam Callahan said: “I’ve done Soccer Six before and it’s a really great event for the fans to come to. It’s probably the only time that you will see a football stadium full of teenage girls!

“I’ve been to Leeds before for the X Factor tour and a meet and greet. It’s a great place and the fans all seem keen and it is quite loud so we should get a good reception hopefully!”

Other celebrities in the Soccer Six event include Ricky Rayment from The Only Way is Essex and comedian Jon Richardson.

Doors will open at 4pm, with the football matches kicking off an hour later.

Money raised from the tournament will go to the Leeds United Foundation.

For more information or for tickets, go to or contact the Leeds United ticket office.

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